Ralls County Fatality
(Center, Mo)—A two-car collision in Ralls County claims the life of a Martinsburg, Mo. man. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 47 year-old Paul Knippel of Martinsburg was eastbound on Route H, 5 miles north of Center at 10:30 am Saturday when he failed to stop at an intersection and drove into the path of a car driven 50 year old Tammy Relford of New London. Knippel was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead about an hour later. Relford suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Hannibal Regional by ambulance.